Lua Gregory

Humanities Librarian
Library

Contact

Armacost Library #224C
P: 909.748.8904
E: lua_gregory@redlands.edu

Professional Highlights

Lua Gregory attended the Association of College and Research Libraries' Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program in 2010. She was the project lead for the traveling exhibition, Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine, coordinated by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, in 2011. She currently serves as an officer with Southern California Instruction Librarians, an interest group of California Academic and Research Libraries, and works with other librarians to provide professional development opportunities related to information literacy.

Courses Offered at Redlands

Free Speech and Censorship in the United States (with Shana Higgins)

Spaced Out:  Society and Science Fiction

Selected Publications and Presentations

Battista, A., Ellenwood, D., Gregory, L., Harker, Y. S., Higgins, S., & Lilburn, J. (2015). Seeking social justice in the ACRL Framework. Communications in Information Literacy, (9)2, 111-125.

Gregory, L., & Higgins, S., Lowe, S., Miller, R., & Theiss, D. (2015, March). “We’ve only just begun”: Determining the value of information literacy in the first year. Presentation for the Association of College and Research Libraries, Portland, OR.  

Gregory, L., & Higgins, S. (2014, July). Invited speakers. Information literacy and social justice: Revisiting our professional core values. Opening presentation for the 4th Annual Summer Teaching Retreat at Chapman University’s Leatherby Libraries, Orange, CA.

Gregory, L., & Higgins, S. (2014, April). Activism as leadership: Lessons from Occupy library workers. Presentation for the California and Academic Research Libraries Conference, San Jose, CA.

Gregory, L. and Higgins, S. (2013). Forces of oppression in the information landscape: Free speech and censorship in the United States. In L. Gregory and S. Higgins (Eds.), Information literacy and social justice: Radical professional praxis (pp. 185-203). Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.

Gregory, L. and Higgins, S. (Eds.). (2013). Information literacy and social justice: Radical professional praxis. Duluth, MN: Library Juice Press.

Gregory, L., & Higgins, S. (2013, October). Critical information literacy: Using social justice pedagogy to deconstruct power structures. Presentation for the European Conference on Information Literacy, Istanbul, Turkey.

Gregory, L. (2013, May). The activist librarian: Preliminary research on Occupy library work. Poster presentation at the MCPHS Faculty Showcase, Worcester, MA.

Gregory, L., and Higgins, S. (2011, June). Bleep! Free speech and censorship in the classroom. Poster presentation at the American Library Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Gregory, L., and Higgins, S. (2010, April). Listening to the chorus: Librarians as copyright educators. Poster presentation at the California Academic and Research Libraries Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Professional Affiliations

  • Intellectual Freedom Roundtable and Social Responsibilities Roundtable, American Library Association

  • Instruction Section, Association of College and Research Libraries

  • Southern California Instruction Librarians, California Academic and Research Libraries